Master’s iWeekly e-newsletter

#28-7 | Upcoming English Language and Writing Support (ELWS) Workshops

Upcoming ELWS Workshops

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017: Thesis Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017: Thesis Writing in the Physical and Life Sciences

No registration is required. All members of the U of T community are welcome.

See full descriptions, dates. times, and locations at:

Find the full list of course and workshop offerings on the ELWS website at:

Keep on top of all ELWS news and announcements by following Twitter at @ELWS

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#28-8 | 2017 Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award Competition

Apply to the Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award, established to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants seeking funding for library-related projects or assistance in pursuing full-time graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies, or teacher librarianship. Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017

#28-9 | Lost and Found – Robarts Library, 1st Floor Dropbox

Lost & Found Items
This week only! Starting Wednesday, March 29th, items of clothing, etc. that have been brought to the Student Services Office will be in a box in the lobby marked “Lost & Found.” Please check if any items you've lost are in the box. Items not reclaimed will be forwarded to the central U of T Lost & Found Office at 256 McCaul Street, 416-978-6252 on Friday, March 31st.

Robarts Library, 1st Floor Dropbox
The main Lost & Found Dropbox for this complex is located at Robarts 1st floor - by the escalators, to the right of the doorway leading to the bank of computers.

#28-10 | MISC Spring Elections – Get Involved with Student Council!

Nominations are now open for MISC elections for 2017-2018! Running for MISC is your opportunity to get involved, make a difference and have your voice heard on student issues. You will develop new skills in advocacy, community work, event planing, budgeting and more. It is a great opportunity to make connections with future leaders in the information profession. We are actively seeking representation from all concentrations. There are varying levels of commitment - from Representatives who liaise between another group and MISC, to Chairs who run MISC events, to the Executive with the most responsibilities and leadership.

Nomination Period: March 13 - March 24
Voting Period: March 27 - March 31

Executive Positions Available: President, Secretary, Treasure, Webmaster
Committee Chair Positions Available: Social Committee Chairs (2), Professional Development Chair, Academic Affairs Officer
Other Positions Available: Tech Fund Rep (2), Graduate Student Union Reps (2), Life and Times Committee Rep, MRAC Rep, Alumni Association Rep, MISC/MUSSA Liaison

For further information and nomination forms, please visit:

If you have any questions about the elections procedure, please email MISC Secretary and CRO for the elections, Sari Gutman, at sari [dot] gutmanatmail [dot] utoronto [dot] ca.

#28-11 | Mentoring @ iSchool Program 2017-18

Did you participate in the 2016-17 student mentoring program? Would you like to get more involved this year and help welcome next year’s new iSchoolers? What we're looking for: two or three MI, CRO and MMST individuals interested in facilitating or co-facilitating the iSchool mentoring program for the 2017-2018 school year.

What's involved: recruiting mentors, promoting the program to incoming students, and matching mentors with mentees. Most of the time commitment is in mid-to late-summer and the early weeks of the Fall term.

How to apply: if you are interested in helping to lead this great student-run initiative, please submit a brief (200-300 words) statement of interest explaining why you're suited for the role to mentoring [dot] ischoolatgmail [dot] com by Friday April 14th.

For more information please email mentoring [dot] ischoolatgmail [dot] com

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